NEWS: GOLD winner - Best Popular Fiction in the Florida Book Awards. Previous winners include Carl Hiaasen, Brad Meltzer and Randy Wayne White. The screenplay, novel and game rights for "Storm Crashers" were originally optioned by 20th Century Fox.
Story: The Storm Crashers are high-tech burglars who prey on wealthy areas evacuated for hurricanes. No alarms, no cops or witnesses -until now.
Reports of these "mystery soldiers" go unheeded by law enforcement. Though an outcast investigator and a female detective are scolded for believing the stories, they press ahead to stop a heist during a Cat-5, and unravel the mystery with action and twists that could inevitably impact our nation's security.
Legal (L.A.): Tom Collier, Sloane, Offer, Weber & Dern, Beverly Hills
Manager (L.A.) Mark Wheeler, Wheeler Management, Beverly Hills
Oak Tree Press, Billie Johnson, Hanford, CA
"An original, page-turning thriller. Man against nature, man against man, man against society, woven together with a twist that will keep you guessing until the end. Wickliffe is not only a talented author but writes with an inside investigator's perspective to lend rich detail to an already riveting suspense plot."
Award-winning author of Acoustic Shadow and Extended Family
"Storm Crashers is a unique thriller featuring nature's deadly power, realistic military action, and a heart pounding plot. Not since Tom Clancy has such a compelling and unpredictable danger been revealed.”
United States Senator George LeMieux
“Rich’s concept is innovative, thrilling and scarily plausible…
and the novel delivers on all levels!”
Dan Jevons, Chief Creative Officer, Dj2 Entertainment
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